Saturday, 4 December, 2021
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AL leader stabbed dead in Noakhali

A local leader of Awami League leader was stabbed to death in Begumganj upazila in Noakhali district  in the early hours of Thursday.

The deceased was identified as Abu Sayed Bhuiyan Ripon, 48, joint general secretary of Mir Warishpur union in the upazila and a resident of Talua Chandpur village.

Imran Hossain, son of the deceased,  said Ripon used to work as Begumganj intersection counter manager of Lal Shobuj Paribahan bus service on Noakhali-Dhaka route.

On Thursday, some miscreants attacked Ripon when  he was returning from the counter like every day on his motorbike with Tk 2.5 lakh around 3 am .

They snatched the money and cut his veins with sharp weapons before leaving the place, he said.

Officer-in-Charge of Begumganj Model police station Mir Zahedul Haque Rony said the body was recovered and sent to a hospital for an autopsy.

Police are working to identify the miscreants, he said.